Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agricultural and food science technician salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,190
25th Percentile Wage
$34,050
50th Percentile Wage
$45,460
75th Percentile Wage
$63,320
90th Percentile Wage
$76,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) agricultural and food science technicians is $76,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food science technicians is $26,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,4607.02%26.79%
201542,2709.72%-
201438,1604.14%-
201336,5809.02%-
201233,280--

Compare Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food science technicians in four industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for agricultural and food science technician occupations is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $50,120. The lowest paying industry is the grocery and related product merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $40,850). For detailed agricultural and food science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,120
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$46,470
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$45,900
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$40,850

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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